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Hanukkah, Printables

How to Play Dreidel Printable

What is a dreidel? A dreidel is a four-sided top used in a game played during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. Each side has a Hebrew letter: nun, gimel, hey, and shin. What do the letters on the dreidel mean? The letters stand for the phrase "nes gadol haya sham". It means "a great miracle happened… Continue reading How to Play Dreidel Printable

Jewish Kids from Scratch

Torah: The Basics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z47POo2k4oI The Torah is the foundation of our Jewish beliefs and religious practice. It is sometimes known as the Old Testament, but that is a Christian term, we call it the Torah. It is part of the Jewish Bible. The Jewish Bible contains some other books as well. The Torah contains the five Books of… Continue reading Torah: The Basics

Jewish Kids from Scratch, Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah: The Basics

It’s Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.  It is a time of celebration and reflection.  I’m here to give you all the basics, so that you can feel all caught up on the holiday and know how to respond when someone says “Shana Tova”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duISVG_SoiI&t=46s What is it? Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year.… Continue reading Rosh Hashanah: The Basics

Passover

50 Things Kids Can Do For Passover

I want my kids to love all Jewish holidays, but I definitely know that some are more accessible than others. Planning for the Week Think of fun Passover snacks Learn about how matzo is made Watch a Passover cartoon Make a shopping list Help find all the items in the grocery store Put the new… Continue reading 50 Things Kids Can Do For Passover